A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

kis Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words25.5 3.3 16.3 0 14.3 361.2 0
Number of occurrences413 6 0 1 31 0
Number of authors6 2 1 1 2

Occurrences of kis in Corpus

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Forde, Iain W D Hale Ir Sindries - Buik Twa, (Fons Scotiae 2000) Lallans, prose
e Mirren !” Shae gied hir a kis.
a kis, at semed a whein forritsum,
2 matches

Monahan Brown, Ricky Dùn Èideann, (The Scores 2020) Lallans, prose
It mustae bin the succar, kis efter six days o increasin in
1 matches


@DoricPhrases tweeted
aat me fur biding far ah wis kis an auld wifie https://t.co/fK(2017) search twitter
Ah wis richt mollach Josep kis ah dinnae ken foo tae change (2018) search twitter
I lo'e it fin it dings doon kis plunkit netter comes oot tae (2018) search twitter
eekin aat some else’s screen kis it is mair interesting! https(2018) search twitter
te - ah'm gyan tae bide here kis ah’m counting doon the hours(2018) search twitter
and 1 other occurrences.


Cumming, John Kirsten, (Shetland For Wirds 2006) Shetland, prose
ompetitors, an I kaen dem aa, kis we're been compeetin fur year
1 matches


Purves, David C. Jade Lute, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Selkirk, poetry
kis thay canna finnd a saft saet,
kis this mornin the coorse wund
kis Ah’m sweir ti gae oot
3 matches

Rodger, Matt The Borth’ick Waitter, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Roxburgh, prose
ument in oor nain Scots Tung, kis efter-in-aa, isna ane’s ham
melt langage than ochts ense, kis eet’s i ma bluid/genes tae
the nicht wi uz it the Haugh; kis the Borth’ick Waitter wis i
kis o it bein central tae saivrel
tae the Wolf, tae grip thum; kis sic trysts wur wrangous. Bot
28 matches

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